Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports
Alabama has officially hired Derrick Ansley to be the team new defensive back coach, according to multiple reports.

Ansley was promoted from cornerbacks coach to secondary coach last season at Kentucky, and was recently named co-defensive coordinator. He will replace Mel Tucker who took the defensive coordinator position at Georgia. Per

"We are very happy to have Derrick and his family back at Alabama," Tide coach Nick Saban said in a statement. "Derrick did an outstanding job when he was with us as a graduate assistant, and he has a very good understanding of how we run our program and what is expected. He is a bright young coach, and he will be a great addition working with the defensive backs. We also believe he will be a tremendous asset to our staff in the recruiting process."
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